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Susie Ahlburg The language of his music may be strikingly different, and the landscapes it explores often much darker and more threatening than those of his predecessors, but there has always been a real affinity between Harrison Birtwistle and the
These two early quintets were not published in the composer's lifetime and neither is thought to have been performed after 1918, so this is an interesting glimpse into Vaughan Williams's development. His widow, Ursula, gave the scores to the British
inspiration for The Lark Ascending ended in a citizen's arrest. It starts with the darkest, richest sounds a violin can make, then rises to an airy lightness, and it has become far and away Britain's most popular piece of classical music .
English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams in 1956: 'I'm a sucker for his pastoral whimsy because he does it extremely well'. Photograph: Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis What is the nation's favourite piece of classical music?...Classic FM's latest
After playing during the final moments of Coronation Street's Hayley Cropper, The Lark Ascending flies to the top of the list of Britain's favourite classical music pieces Ralph Vaughan Williams's piece tops Classic FM Hall Of Fame list Composition
If you go Ode to Joy' After 30 vocal performances of Beethoven's Ninth, Peter Van de Graaff still gets excited about it...Van de Graaff, a bass who is fluent in several languages, has accompanied the Czech Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Audiences will have a rare chance to hear several very different Mass settings in a single concert, presented by Acappellago, a volunteer a cappella chorus in the western suburbs.
Wunderkind Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja offers a few deft strokes to Beethoven this week.Click on the link here for Audio Player -http://
Filled as it is with melody, energy and heartfelt emotion, surely the music of Lloyd Webber needs to be heard more often?...Well known as a musical academic, professor at the Royal College of Music and, from 1964, director of the London College of
Snohomish County Deck the Halls with Marimbas: The Cascade Percussion Ensemble presents a concert of Bach, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, along with Northwest premiers of some traditional Christmas carols arranged for percussion ensemble; 4 p.m...This sixth